Mission Statement
Our Mission

The primary objective of Arthur’s Beauty College is to provide the education and practical training needed to become a licensed professional in the field of Cosmetology or Instructor Training. We strive to encourage our students to meet their highest potential through a combination of faculty leadership, personal attention and technical training. At Arthur’s, our students receive a solid foundation of knowledge and skills on which to build a successful future.


Staff and Administration

Systems Office - Jacksonville, Arkansas 

  • Chris Strawn, Director/CEO/Instructor 
  • Carla Jones, Director of Compliance/Instructor 
  • Hazel Elizabeth Smith "Lizzy," Director of Education/Instructor
  • LeAnn Peeks, Financial Aid Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator
  • Renee Fitzhugh, Administrative Assistant/VA Certifying Official
  • ​Wade Strawn, CFO/Instructor
  • Mandy Strawn, Director of Marketing/Director of Admissions


Jacksonville Campus 

  • Rebecca Milloway. Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Rebecca Thurman, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Linda Perry-Johnson, Instructor


Conway Campus 

  • Charity Robinson, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Olivia Buie, Admissions Assistant
  • Toni Stane, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Joni Hinton, Instructor
  • Rachel Thomas, Instructor


Fort Smith Campus 

  • Chet Strawn, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Dell Nelson, Supervisor/Instructor
  • ​Robin Russell, Instructor 


Jonesboro Campus 

  • Mariana Mobley, Operations Manager/VA Certifying Official
  • Lisa Fletcher, Supervisor/Instructor
  • Angel Hill, Instructor
  • Miranda Forehand, Instructor


Call Instructors 

  • ​Wade Strawn
  • Carla Jones 
  • Hazel Elizabeth Smith "Lizzy"​​
  • Gwendolyn Cline
  • Michelle Rambo-Strawn​
  • Brittany Warren
  • Norma Gatewood

Family Owned and Operated for Three Generations. 

Arthur's Beauty College, Inc. is in its third generation as a family owned and operated business, continuing a fine reputation of educating Cosmetology and Cosmetology Instructor students in Arkansas. Arthur's Beauty College was established in 1956 by Chris Strawn's grandmother. Chris & Eddie Strawn purchased Arthur's Beauty College in 1999 from Arthur Doyle, Chris's father.